Category: The Media Blog

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Media BloggerNovember 1, 2016

The Media Blog: So DSTV didn’t let us down too much

Let it not be like we are talking about DSTV too much. But. It has to be said. We want ...

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Media BloggerNovember 1, 2016

The Media Blog: ‘Linda Ikeji S’ is finally here

After a massive expansion of her business, followed by months of teasing about a top-secret “something huge,” Linda Ikeji is finally ...

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Media BloggerNovember 1, 2016

The Media Blog: What is DSTV up to?

DSTV is up to something. That’s the only way to put it because we’re not quite sure just what it ...

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RoqeebahNovember 1, 2016

The Media Blog: Techpoint is moving to the North – and we’re loving it

There are so many reasons why Techpoint is our favourite tech blog. As in, literally our favorite. Earthy, real and innovative. They don’t ...

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Media BloggerNovember 1, 2016

The Media Blog: Iyanya the Mavin? We have questions

You’ve probably heard by now. Iyanya is now a Mavin. You’ve probably already heard his explanation for joining as well. ...

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Media BloggerOctober 31, 2016

The Media Blog: Is Davido coming to slay?

So yeah, our resident haters at Uncensored might have found Davido’s Son Of Mercy EP underwhelming/uninteresting/uninspired/whatever. Don’t mind them. But their ...

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Media BloggerOctober 31, 2016

The Media Blog: Onyeka Nwelue is looking for trouble

Our favourite rebel without a cause (a title he’d likely cop to, himself) is at it again. This time in ...

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Media BloggerOctober 31, 2016

The Media Blog: Congratulations are in order for Anthony Osae-Brown

Start out handling external financial communications for a bank we’ll always remember for their ads. (Who can forget the melodrama ...

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RoqeebahOctober 31, 2016

The Media Blog: The Ibrus are fighting

If you know the inner workings of the Guardian, you know that peace has departed the top floor of that ...

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Media BloggerOctober 31, 2016

Reading material: For those who work in media content (6)

Because sometimes, you’re here today and gone tomorrow. (RIP Vine) Read. It’s 2016, nobody is going to let you get ...

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RoqeebahOctober 28, 2016

The Media Blog: Our new fav show? The Real Househelps of Kawangware! 

How many minutes until we say something like: why don’t we see such ingenuity when we choose to ‘copy’ foreign ...

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YWriterOctober 27, 2016

The Media Blog: That’s how they captured the ‘co-founder’ of NaijaGistLive.com

In today’s episode of What A Major Wawu, they say they have caught the founder of the notorious NaijaGistLive.com – ...

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Isime EseneOctober 26, 2016

The Media Blog: Naij.com just launched an interesting network – except for one small problem

Naij.com made an announcement: a new platform that will enable it aggregate content from all over the blogosphere to be ...

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Isime EseneOctober 26, 2016

The Media Blog: 11 questions to help you understand the TV digital switch over

We realize many people, including very many media professionals, are deeply confused about what exactly Nigeria’s television digital switch over ...

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Isime EseneOctober 26, 2016

The Media Blog: Agatha Amata is one of only two women who own TV channels – and Rave TV is back on air

It went off StarTimes for a bit, but no one ever got rich counting out Agatha Amata. The presenter and ...

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Isime EseneOctober 26, 2016

Reading material: For those who work in media content (5)

Let’s go! 1. The death of print media has been greatly, and deathly exaggerated. http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/10/newspapers-digital-first-214363#ixzz4NP0T8Ny8 2. Newspapers are paying a ...

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Isime EseneOctober 26, 2016

The Media Blog: People of God, please which one is Bing TV?

So we we minding our business when we saw this in the press release for Innoson Group’s latest investment – ...

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Isime EseneOctober 26, 2016

The Media Blog: See what Bobrisky has caused o

So the Special Assistant to the President on New Media says he will not attend a New Media conference.. Because ...

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Isime EseneOctober 24, 2016

The Media Blog: AT&T just assured us of the future of the media

We saw this headline, and our minds were blown. As yours would be if you are a media entrepreneur working ...

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Isime EseneOctober 24, 2016

The Media Blog: So we dropped by the last day of Africast

Africast 2016 ended on Thursday. Yes, I know you didn’t know even though you work in the media or in ...

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Isime EseneOctober 24, 2016

The Media Blog: DStv is not afraid of Nigerians again, you know

In Kenya, because they have sense, they have begun to move away from DStv and its high subscription rates. The ...

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Isime EseneOctober 24, 2016

The Media Blog: Naij.com now has a Hausa version

  Because, in case no one had told you: the Nigerian online space has become a war zone. Everyone’s firing ...

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ToluOctober 22, 2016

The Media Blog: ‘Titi K’ just told Genevieve one hell of a story

Tinsel’s Titi K was absolutely one of our favorite characters on Tinsel before we stopped watching the soap entire because ...

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ToluOctober 21, 2016

The Media Blog: Has Donald Trump finally launched Trump TV?

We saw it and we wondered too. Just before the last United Stated presidential debate began after midnight our time. ...

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RoqeebahOctober 20, 2016

The Media Blog: We are excited by what we see from Obaranda

We first sighted Justin Irabor’s work on Konbini and then a dedicated search led us to his original platform. And what beauty. ...

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Isime EseneOctober 20, 2016

The Media Blog: Did Reuben Abati look at his own life before he wrote this?

After reading the interview granted by First Lady Aisha Buhari on BBC Hausa Service, I was tempted to conclude that ...

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Isime EseneOctober 20, 2016

The Media Blog: Our good man, Fuad, brings some soul to Pulse

The last time we head about a big pulse innovation – it was porn. Hot Pulse is a vertical on ...

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Isime EseneOctober 20, 2016

The Media Blog: Ah, TechPoint has helped us explain the Google spend – somehow sha

So we asked here about why Google is spending money on traditional advertising when it is supposed to have KILLED ...

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Isime EseneOctober 20, 2016

The Media Blog: iROKO’s London office gets a makeover

New commission for @irokotv office London pic.twitter.com/9uTBQerlmk — Mr Cenz (@mrcenzgraffiti) October 18, 2016

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Isime EseneOctober 20, 2016

The Media Blog: Please, who knows why Google is spending money on TV ads in Nigeria?

At first, we actually disbelieved what our eyes saw. That usually happens when we see social networks – the very ...

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